chalcidicum, chalcidic

1.A portico, or hall supported by columns, or any addition of like character connected with any ancient basilica; hence a similar addition to a Christian church.
2. In a Christian basilica, the narthex.
3. In ancient Roman architecture, a building for judicial functions.
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Among the coralliths, four different species of coral were identified (Pavona venosa, Psammocora profundacella, Cyphastrea chalcidicum, and Millepora sp.) (Figures 4(a), 4(b), and 4(d)).